Fallschirmjager volume 1& 2 by Roly Pickering
Military Mode Publishing are please to offer this new book by renowned author, Roly Pickering. Following his successful work ‘Austrustung’, where he covered rare German equipment of WWII,
Roly now explores the history and development of specialist clothing, helmets and equipment of the German Paratroopers in WW2. Volume 1 covers helmets and jump smocks, from their inception, right through the changes during war time, through to the late war models. Rare helmet covers are featured in detail, along with many unseen artefact, from some of the best collections from around the world. The book also shares many unpublished period images of the items in use. 230 pages, presented in Military Mode’s usual, high quality hardback format, with top quality high resolution photos.
Fallschirmjager volume 2 by Roly Pickering is the eagerly anticipated new publication by Military Mode. Following the successful volume 1 covering helmets and smocks, this 2nd volume examines, in fine detail, the manufacture, design and history of German Paratrooper trousers, boots and para specific equipment.
Some rare 'unknown to many' items are unearthed, the Fallschirmjager ammo carrying harness to name but a few. Also heavily featured in the work is the ultra rare side lace up para boots and the scarce FG42 ammo bandolier in splinter pattern. Almost 260 pages makes this one of Military Modes biggest books to date.